Here is a list for you to keep track of the best LGBT friendly events happening during Malta Pride Week 2-11 September 2022!
2 – 11 September: Malta Pride 2022 #LiveYourTruth
2nd September 9.30PM: The 2022 Malta Pride Week Opening Party @ Aria Complex
he opening night will be more than just a club night! We’ll be bringing you a line-up of entertainment to make it a night to remember! Starting off with a queer themed fashion show followed by performers, including singers, drag artists and dancers.
3 amazing DJs will be giving you fresh tunes to dance throughout the night!
On Saturday 3rd of September at 17:00 – the FIRST EVER PRIDE MARCH in Gozo will launch from Qawsalla Hub and head towards Villa Rundle.
Share with your family, invite your friends from far and wide and let us make HISTORY together.
Qawsalla Hub will open the day of the March at 9am where you can get your slogans and charts ready for the march.
Pride is a safe and brave space where people from all walks of life, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, allies, families, organisations and friends come together at this celebration of diversity and love.
There will be a DJ Set to entertain us all and dance the night away.
The FIRST ever pride march in Gozo is held in collaboration with Malta Pride host of Euro Pride 2023, Allied Rainbow Community, the Ministry for Gozo & Parliamentary Secretariat for Reforms and Equality.
More details will be announced shortly
4th September 6PM: Pride Open Mic 2022 @ Maori
Come and join us in celebrating Pride with an Open Mic.
This Open Mic has a queer theme and anyone can participate, in any language. People interested to perform should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with brief details of the piece(s) to sign up as soon as possible so that we can draft the line-up. While there could be spots left on the day, these are not guarateed.
5th September 6.30PM: LGBTQ & Dementia: The Lived Experience (Guest Talk by Patrick Ettenes) @Casa Arkati
What are we to expect from this talk?
This talk is about both the personal experiences of living with dementia as an LGBTQ+ person of colour and an opportunity to hear about the small changes you can make to your service to be more inclusive and accessible to a community that faces many health inequalities and barriers to accessing healthcare.
Let us talk about the things we can all do in our practice and in our organisations now to make sure LGBTQ+ people affected by dementia are included and celebrated for who they are.
6th September 7PM: LGBTIQ+ SPEED DATING & NETWORKING @ NAAR RestoBar
Some like to do it on Dating Apps and some like it old school!Gayguidemalta.comin collab with ARC are bringing a face-to-face speed-dating and networking event for LGBTIQ people.
All genders & sexual preferences are welcome. We will do our best to facilitate your efforts in finding someone you like, but even though you may not find your soul mate, you could find new awesome people to hang out or event to widen your network!
Event Timing: Tuesday 6th September 2022 | 7.00pm Event Address: NAAR RestoBar, San Giljan Participation: €2.00/Person which will go towards the ARC found to bring you more events in the future.
6th September 7PM: Pride 22 – Community Dialogue by MGRM @ Dar l-Ewropa, Valletta
As part of Malta Pride week, we would like to invite you to this year’s community dialogue, which will be hosted by Dr. Angele Deguara.
We would like to use this as an opportunity for different intersections of the community to address and tackle different issues, currently faced on the island. This will not be a panel discussion, but a space for everyone to interact and dialogue in a safe environment.
7th September 7PM: Maori Midweek Meetup & OPEN AIR CINEMA FEAT. ‘EDMUNDO’ @ Maori
Join us on Wednesday 7th September 2022, for ARC Malta midweek meet-up at Maori , Valletta with a difference! As part of the #MaltaPride 2022 week, ARC will be setting up an outdoor cinema experience featuring the movie “Edmundo” by @Join us on Wednesday 7th September 2022, for ARC’s midweek meet-up at Maori, Valletta. As part of the #MaltaPride 2022 week, ARC will be setting up an outdoor cinema experience featuring the movie “Edmundo” by William Vitoria @filmbywilliam (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt15484786/)
*Entrance is free of charge*
7th September 8PM: Queeraoke & Dance! @ Klabb Hawaj
Pride week AND eve of a public holiday? Perfect opportunity to sing like no ones listening and dance like there’s no tomorrow!
Crush Velvet will be hosting AND judging the Queeraoke, where the most entertaining will win some queertastic merch. (Mics are on from 10:30pm – 11pm)
Free courage shot for those who dare to sing and get read!
Live performance by Romeo
Music til we can’t dance anymore til finish
8th September 8PM: WomenSpace 2022 @ Maori
After two years, WomenSpace is back!
WomenSpace is a music and art festival, exclusively for women, that has been held annually since 2004 as part of the Malta Pride Week celebrations. Various female performers come together to celebrate women and to raise awareness on the rights of every woman.
9th September 7PM: Pride get together @ 222 City Lounge
Join us on Friday 9th September at Michaelangelo Cafe Lounge Valletta for a pride get together Special Pride offers on Vodka, Gin & Beer @ just 2.50 euro and bottles @ 40 euro!
Book your table early as we get ready to party all night for Pride weekend! Our spectacular terraces are waiting for you to join us…Call now to reserve your party table!
9th September 10PM: LOLLIPOP: SPICE UP YOUR PRIDE! Malta Pride 2022 Official Event @ Uno Malta
Celebrate your authentic self, in all your glamorous glory with the Lollipop crew !
FRIDAY 9th September UNO MAIN ROOM! 22:00 – 04:00
On the decks: CHESTER HAYES ST.JOHN DAVVY_P YAN VALER MARI MARS
Dancers & Performers:
ALEXIS SAINT PETE DENNIXX JAKE LOGAN MOORE ROBERTO CACCAMO SASHA FLEXY WALTER MAZZANTI
Snatch your tickets now!
General Entry EUR20 online EUR25 at the door General Entry + VIP Area EUR25 online EUR30 at the door
10th September 5PM: The Malta Pride March & Concert @ Castille Square Valletta
Come and#LiveYourTruthat the 2022 Malta Pride March! Where people from all walks of life, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, allies, families, organisations and friends come together at this celebration of diversity and love.
The Malta Pride March will be commencing at Castille Square in Valletta at 5pm and ending at Triton Fountain where an open air free Concert will follow!
10th September 10PM: Nerve: Code Red @ Beachaven
It’s PRIDE seasonA time to celebrate diversity, love and equality! But also a time to protest against injustice
For this event, we’ll be making our voices heard against Malta’s discriminatory blood donation policy that prohibits gay and bi men, including those in monogamous relationships, from donating blood unless they haven’t been abstinent from sex for a year prior.
It’s a CODE RED emergencySo dress up in touches of luscious red, put on those ruby red heelsand strut down Beachaven on the 10th of September to raise awareness. You could be the lucky winner this month and get free entrance to our following event
Our conductors I.YOU, KEANE, and CARLO GERADA will guide us through a night of pop bangers and classic hits
Although awareness is important, we believe that actions are louder than words. Therefore, we will be collaborating with the Maltese National Youth Council in the upcoming few weeks.
11th September 5.30PM: Pride around the Grand Harbour @ Le Regatta
Our 2nd version of Pride Around the Grand Harbour! This year you’ll have a bit more time to decorate your boat and it will be followed by a live performance of ultimate 80’s hits by singer and performer Davey Stuart.
To make this event a success, we invite you to come dressed in colourful attire and any Pride accessories you may have to decorate your boat.
Le Regatta Restaurant will be offering all boats a complimentary bottle of prosecco and nibbles once you return from the parade and will have on hand an assortment of optional menu items and drinks for those wishing to stay on for the music.
Timing: Sunday 11 September (Be there from 5:30pm to prepare. Boats depart at 18:30pm sharp!
Meeting Point: Le Regatta Restaurant in Senglea / Map here